Given Name KHURSHID

GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: خورشید (Persian), خورشید (Urdu)

Meaning & History

Modern Persian form of Avestan Hvare Khshaeta meaning "shining sun". In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a Yazata (or angel) who was associated with the sun.
VARIANTS: Khorshid (Persian), Hvare Khshaeta (Persian Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hurşit (Turkish)

Categories

angels, celestial, light, nature, sun
Entry updated December 8, 2017